Language URL Parameter added to address when hyperlinks are used in a formula field and the link is clicked on by the Guest User
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Language URL Parameter added to address when hyperlinks are used in a formula field and the link is clicked on by the Guest User


Last updated 2019-09-07 ·Reference W-6069781 ·Reported By 1 users

Fixed - Winter '20

Language URL parameter is added to the destination URL when clicking a hyperlink( which are pointing to external urls) from a formula field in Lightning Communities

1. Create a custom object. let's call it "test custom object"
2. Create a custom field with "Formula" as data type and Text as formula return type. Name it as "Test hyperlink formula field", in advanced formula section provide HYPERLINK('', 'Salesforce' , '_blank') , make it visible to all profiles, save.
3. Go to sharing settings and ensure external access for this object is "Public read/Write"
4. Assuming you have a community created, make it publicly accessible, go to it's guest user profile and give read permission to "test custom object"
5. Go back to community builder and create a object page for "test custom object" and add it to navigation menu as well for easy navigation.
6. Add two languages to your community, for ex - French and en_GB. Publish your community.
7. Now create a data record for "test custom object".
8. Go back to live community and navigate to the data record created in step7 using navigation menu in step 5
9. Click on "Salesforce" hyperlink. Notice that the link opens "" in a new tab
10. Now open the community as guest user and click on "Salesforce" link. Notice that a language parameter gets appended to the url "" on the line of "" which is incorrect.

Use a Rich Content Component or HTML Component instead of a formula field.

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